Software for Monitoring Serial Ports

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Serial Port Monitor is a utility that allows you to display, log and analyze activity of serial ports. This enables tracking down possible problems with devices, applications and drivers that communicate with your system via serial ports. The application’s additional functionality includes advanced filtering and search, terminal and various options for data exporting. The user-friendly interface makes it really easy to navigate Serial Port Monitor, and there are Standard and Professional editions for you to choose from.

Serial Port Monitor allows to:

Collect & analyze serial ports data

You can connect to any serial port in the system, even if it is already being used by an application, and start collecting information immediately. The data will be displayed in a monitoring tool in the real time mode, so you can identify a problem on its occurrence. The application is capable of intercepting and recording complete information on IOTCLs (serial input/output control codes). It is possible to save a monitoring session, you can return to it whenever required.

The data can be recorded to a specified file or copies to a clipboard. You can save a monitoring session and load it next time whenever there is a need.

  •      Watch multiple ports at a time

The application’s functionality allows you to monitor several serial ports at a time. During one session you can get information on how multiple apps or devices interact with ports. Received data is recorded in a single log on a first-in-first-out basis, this simplifies your further work with it.

  •      View data in different modes

Serial Port Monitor offers four ways of representing data to you – table, line, dump and terminal. Choose the one that suits your needs best, there are filters you can use to see only required data.

  •      Simulate sending data

Serial Port Monitor enables you to emulate sending data to a serial port to see how a device connected to the port reacts to it. You need to switch to terminal mode to do that, and the data sent can be in one of the following formats – string, binary, octal, decimal, hexadecimal and mixed.

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